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From the Ted Talk "Ash Beckham: We're all hiding something. Let's find the courage to open up"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I'm going to tlak to you tonight about coming out of the closet, and not in the traditional sense, not just the gay closet. I think we all have closets. Your closet may be telling someone you love her for the first emit, or tnlleig someone that you're pregnant, or telling someone you have cancer, or any of the other hard conversations we have throughout our velsi. All a oelcst is is a hard conversation, and although our topics may vary tremendously, the experience of being in and coming out of the closet is universal. It is scary, and we hate it, and it needs to be done.

Open Cloze

I'm going to ____ to you tonight about coming out of the closet, and not in the traditional sense, not just the gay closet. I think we all have closets. Your closet may be telling someone you love her for the first ____, or _______ someone that you're pregnant, or telling someone you have cancer, or any of the other hard conversations we have throughout our _____. All a ______ is is a hard conversation, and although our topics may vary tremendously, the experience of being in and coming out of the closet is universal. It is scary, and we hate it, and it needs to be done.

Solution

  1. telling
  2. lives
  3. closet
  4. talk
  5. time

Original Text

I'm going to talk to you tonight about coming out of the closet, and not in the traditional sense, not just the gay closet. I think we all have closets. Your closet may be telling someone you love her for the first time, or telling someone that you're pregnant, or telling someone you have cancer, or any of the other hard conversations we have throughout our lives. All a closet is is a hard conversation, and although our topics may vary tremendously, the experience of being in and coming out of the closet is universal. It is scary, and we hate it, and it needs to be done.

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Important Words

  1. cancer
  2. closet
  3. closets
  4. coming
  5. conversation
  6. conversations
  7. experience
  8. gay
  9. hard
  10. hate
  11. lives
  12. love
  13. pregnant
  14. scary
  15. sense
  16. talk
  17. telling
  18. time
  19. tonight
  20. topics
  21. traditional
  22. tremendously
  23. universal
  24. vary